Attractions

Mullayanagiri

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 52.3 Km

Mulayyanagiri is the highest peak in Karnataka, India. It is located in the Chandra Dhrona Hill Ranges of the Western Ghats of Chikkamagaluru Taluk. With a height of 1,925 metres (6,316 ft), it is one of the highest peaks between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Mullayanagiri is one of the best trekking places in Karnataka and South India. The Sunset presents a spectacular view from the peak.

Kemmanagundi

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 113 Km

Kemmannugundi  is a hill station in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is 1434m above sea level. The station is ringed by the Baba Budan Giri Range, with cascades, mountain streams, and lush vegetation, Kemmangundi’s has ornamental gardens and mountains and valleys views. There is a spectacular sunset view from the Raj Bhavan.

Bababudangiri

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 84.8 Km

Baba Budangiri is a mountain in the Baba Budan range of the Western Ghats of India. Located in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka, Baba Budangiri is known for its shrine to the Sufi saint Hazrat Dada Hayat Khalandar, a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims.

Dharmasthala

Distance from Gowrav Homestay : 57 kms

Dharmasthala, the land of righteousness and piety, is one of south India’s most renowned religious landmarks with a history as old as 800 years located on the banks of the Nethravathi River in the Belthangadi taluk of the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India

Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 47.8 Km

Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary is the other name for Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. This Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Western Ghats, spread in a sprawling 492 kms is the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. There are more than 120 species of trees found here. The flora, fauna and wildlife of this place is diverse and abundant.

Kudremukha

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 58.8 Km

Kuduremukha is a mountain range and name of a peak located in Chikkamagaluru district, in Karnataka, India. The name Kuduremukha literally means ‘horse-face’ (in the Kannada language) and refers to a particular picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse’s face. Kuduremukh is Karnataka’s 3rd highest peak after Mullayangiri and Baba Budangiri.

Badhra River Rafting

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 45.6 Km

River Bhadra skirts around the hills of Chikmagalur, gushing and bouncing in places, making it an apt spot for white water rafting. Besides providing a wonderful backdrop to parts of Chikmagalur, the River Bhadra is perfect to add an adventure twist to the holiday. It is near one of the top 8 dense forests of the world, 30 kilometres of Kudremukha National Park and 10 kms from Magundi.

Coffee Museum

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 57.6 Km

Coffee Museum offers an interesting insight into the coffee business, from bean to brew. Their excellent documentary on the origins and growth of coffee in the region is worth sitting through.
Coffee Museum is an interesting place and a must-visit for everyone who are traveling to Chikmagalur. The coffee quality evaluation and training centre is also on the same premises as the coffee museum.

Charmadi Ghat

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 14.7 Km

Charmadi Ghat is a Ghat in Belthangady and Mudigere taluk of Dakshina Kannada and Chikkamagaluru. It is one of the points in Western ghats and is one of the most scenic and dangerous (to drive) Ghats of Karnataka.  The real beauty of Charmadi lies in its small waterfalls which come alive during monsoon. When you reach the top of Charmadi Ghat you can find a milky waterfall in between the thick forest.

Rathnagiri Bore

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 54.8 Km

Rathnagiri bore is a beautiful place located in northern side of chikmagalur town. It gives you the most beautiful view of ‘Mullayanagiri’ on the back drop with ever-changing natural scenario. There is also a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali which attracts a huge number of devotees from different places who come here and offer their prayer to the Goddess.

Hiremagalur Kodandarama Temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 275 Km

Kodandaramaswami Temple is a Hindu shrine located at Hiremagalur near Chikkamagaluru. The temple deity is called Kodandarama, as Rama, and his brother Lakshmana are depicted holding arrows.The temple is State protected and appears to have been constructed in three stages, with its garbhagrha and sukhanasi structures in the Hoysala style. The remaining portions are additions in Dravidian style.

Belur & Halebedu (Hoysala Temple)

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 76.6 Km

Belur and Halebidu are best known temples of the Hoysala dynasty. The Belur and Halebidu temples give a glimpse of Hindu temple art at its glorious best of the 16th century. They are famous for their carvings and splendid architecture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is richly ornamented with most intricately carvings.

Kalasa Temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 36.9 Km

Kalasa is a holy temple-town located in Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka. Kalasa is home to the Kalaseshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kalasa lies 92 Kilometres South-west of Chickmagalur and is located on the banks of the Bhadra River.

Sringeri Sharadha Temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay : 68kms

Shringeri Sharadamba Temple is located in Shringeri town, in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.It is a beautiful temple, set in the Malnad region. Shringeri is located on the banks of the river Tunga.The nearest airport is present in Mangalore. Shimoga and Kadur are the nearest railway stations. Bus services are available from most places in Karnataka to Shringeri.

Horanadu Annaporneshwari temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay :46kms

Horanadu is a lovely little place in the picturesque setting of the Western Ghats, in the Malnad region. It is famous for the ancient Annapoorneshwari Temple. Legend has it that this temple was originally built by Sage Agasthya.Horanadu is located 330 km away from Bangalore and 75 km away from Sringeri. Regular bus services are available from most places in Karnataka including Bangalore.

Belavadi Veera Narayana Temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay :85kms

Belavadi is a village, located at a distance of 29 km from Chikmagalur town and about 12 km from Halebidu, Karnataka.Belavadi; an architectural treat and a true balm for eyes seeking all shades of greenery. This small village on Chikmagalur-Javagal Highway with its engrossing scenery, picturesque landscapes and laid back rural setting, has just let time be.

Kandya Temple

Distance from Gowrav Homestay: 42kms

Khandya is a scenic and popular holy place located in Chikmagalur district.Khandya is about 43 Km west of Chikmagalur on the banks of River Bhadra. Khandya is considered as one of the anchakshetras. The main attraction of this Khandya is Sri Markandeshwara Temple, a temple dedicated to lord Shiva. The history of this temple dates back to the 16th century.

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